Fluting columns is bookmark about Power Tools bookmarked by chris with ID 1665236933 was uploaded on 06-03-2019 and has been viewed 133,266 times.
On the clock I am building now are four fluted half-round columns, each 1 in.high and 1-3/4 in.wide, two of them 41 in.long and two of them 16 in.long.Each has five flutes.To make these columns I took pieces of walnut 1-1/16 in.
x 1-3/4 in.and marked the ends to the half-round I wanted.I then took off some of the waste on the jointer and the rest with a hand plane.To get them perfectly half-round I took a 6-in.length of tubing with an inside diameter of 1-3/4 in.
and cut it in half lengthwise.Inside of this I put a piece of 60-grit sandpaper to shape the wood, followed by finer grits until it was smooth.To make the flutes I put a drill chuck with a router bit on my radial arm saw.
I set the saw to the proper…...